Name Kathryn – origin and meaning

Kathryn is a female name.

Origin of Kathryn

Kathryn is an English short form of the name Katharina and probably derived from the Greek name Aikaterine, but as well from the Greek goddess Hecate.

Meaning of Kathryn

Kathryn means “each of the two” (from “εκάτερος/hekateros”), “pure” (from “καθαρός/katharos”), “torture” (from “αἰκία/aikia”), “one hundred” (from “ἑκατόν”) or “far away” (from “ἑκάς”).

Alternate spelling

Cathrin Catrin Kathrin Katrin


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